Blue Gold is New Squamish Ice on Fluffy Kitten Wall

February 13th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Conditions on the west coast have improved for below-tree-line ice/mixed climbing


Mountaineer Dee Molenaar Dies at 101 Years Old

January 22nd, 2020 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Mountaineer Dee Molenaar Dies at 101 Years Old

He was a member of the famous 1953 American K2 expedition


Climbers Start 2020 With Hard Boulder Sends

January 17th, 2020 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbers Start 2020 With Hard Boulder Sends

Canadian and international boulderers kick the decade off with double digit boulders


Dave MacLeod Repeats Hunger 5.14d at The Anvil

November 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Dave MacLeod Repeats Hunger 5.14d at The Anvil

It took 14 years from his first attempt to his send


Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

October 3rd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Photographer Peter Hoang Speaking in Canmore

Peter will show rock, ice and mountain images in Canmore on Oct. 3


Bull Elk is Huge New Route on Elkhorn on Vancouver Island

August 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Bull Elk is Huge New Route on Elkhorn on Vancouver Island

The 900-metre 5.10 was climbed over two day in early August


New 22-Pitch 5.10 on B.C.’s Big Rugged Mountain

August 9th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on New 22-Pitch 5.10 on B.C.’s Big Rugged Mountain

The Southwest Face route was established over two years


Babsi Zangerl Sends Everything is Karate 5.14c/d

June 6th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Babsi Zangerl Sends Everything is Karate 5.14c/d

Babsi Zangerl is in California and has sent Everything is Karate 5.14c/d, a route bolted by Pat O’Donnell in 2012 and sent by Ethan Pringle in 2016. It’s been repeated a number of times, […]


Ice Climber Dies from Injuries After B.C. Avalanche

March 12th, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Ice Climber Dies from Injuries After B.C. Avalanche

An ice climber has died after being involved in an avalanche on an ice climb near Field, B.C. called Massey’s. The 30-year-old woman was part of a guided group. Parks Canada responded to the […]


Couples Goals: Watch Jess and Allison Roskelley on Classic Ice

March 2nd, 2019 by gripped | Posted in 2013.04, International, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Couples Goals: Watch Jess and Allison Roskelley on Classic Ice

Watch as couple Jess and Allison Roskelley climb the classic Bridal Veil Falls in Telluride, Colorado. “Doing life together, doing it well,” – that’s what drives the partners-in-life who share a passion for the […]